Health Focus Talk – Quicker access to emergency care – The Ambulatory Care service at Basingstoke and North Hampshire Hospital

Wednesday 01 February 2017


Tuesday 28 February, Alton Maltings, Alton GU34 1DT

Talk starts at 6.30pm (refreshments from 6pm)

Dr T LadCome and hear from Dr Tanuj Lad, Hampshire Hospital’s consultant in acute medicine and critical care, about the journey ambulatory care has taken at Basingstoke and North Hampshire Hospital and where it is headed. Dr Lad will talk about how clinically appropriate emergency patients are being referred to ambulatory care where they receive clinical assessments, investigations, treatments, and discharge, avoiding hospital admission for their acute medical illnesses.

These free talks are an opportunity for patients and the public to hear expert consultants talk about their specialist area of health, meet the trust’s management team and to ask questions.

Everyone in the community can become members of Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (HHFT), by filling in a simple form on the website or by picking up a leaflet at one of the trust’s three hospitals in Andover, Basingstoke or Winchester. You can also come along to the talk and sign up on the day.

If you would like to find out more about becoming a member of HHFT, or information about future meetings, see the website


Notes to Editors


  1. Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust provides hospital services to a population of approximately 600,000 people in Hampshire and parts of West Berkshire.
  2. HHFT has around 5,500 staff and a turnover of £345.6 million a year.
  3. HHFT delivers one hospital service across multiple locations including its own hospitals, Andover War Memorial Hospital, Basingstoke and North Hampshire Hospital and Royal Hampshire County Hospital in Winchester. It also provides outpatient and assessment services from Bordon and Alton community hospitals.
  4. As a Foundation Trust, HHFT is accountable to the local community through a system of local ownership with members and elected governors. HHFT has around 18,000 staff and public members. Foundation Trusts are free from central government control and can reinvest any surplus to develop clinical services. They are authorised and regulated by Monitor, an independent regulator.


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